sunrise versus softlite vinyl replacement windows

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sunrise versus softlite vinyl replacement windows

#1 Post by dummy » Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:24 am

Which of these two windows would you recommend?
What is a fair price, installed?
What are the best models of the windows?

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

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Re: sunrise versus softlite vinyl replacement windows

#2 Post by Windows on Washington » Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:31 am

Both are great companies.

Sunrise, I like the Vanguard (Restorations is the same window) series.

Soft-Lite, I like the Imperial LS (Elements is basically the same window) series.

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Re: sunrise versus softlite vinyl replacement windows

#3 Post by EcoStar Remodeling » Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:58 am

+1 You really can't go wrong with either window assuming a high quality installation. I sell both windows but I personally like the aesthetics of the Sunrise a little better. Some dealers have been reporting a drop off in quality control with Soft-lite recently.

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Re: sunrise versus softlite vinyl replacement windows

#4 Post by ranger » Tue Aug 09, 2011 10:39 am

i am assuming the quality control issues at soft lite you are referring to are grid alignment issues with super spacer?

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Re: sunrise versus softlite vinyl replacement windows

#5 Post by randy » Tue Aug 09, 2011 5:16 pm

Both are very good windows, certainly two of the top four or five vinyl windows made, IMO.

Soft-lite has has a few QC issues lately, but I would say they are the kind of issues that are more irritating for the dealer than detrimental for the homeowners. Sunrise has their issues as well, as does every manufacturer.

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